Ripon driver, 23, is killed in accident

A DRIVER from Ripon was killed in a car crash near Boroughbridge in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Paul Andrew Hindmarsh, 23, of Priest Lane, was driving a white Ford Escort van which was in collision with a silver Peugeot 206 at about 3.20am on the Boroughbridge to Dishforth Airfield road at the crossroads near Kirby Hill church.

Mr Hindmarsh was married and his wife, Natalie, is expecting their child.

A funeral service is taking place today at St John’s Church, Sharow, at 2pm.

The 25-year-old male driver of the Peugeot, who has not been named by police, suffered slight injuries and was treated at Harrogate District Hospital.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Harrogate Road Police Station on 01423 539326.